Emergency Info for Hurricane Lee ME, MA and RI
Please visit the website below for an up-to-date list of emergency shelters in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine.
Visit the website below for updates on Hurricane Lee.
Below are online resources that may be able to assist you in locating and receiving aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Lee in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. To access the websites, please click on the links. You may wish to contact these providers for additional information.
Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery
https://www.weather.gov/safety/hurricane https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/index.html https://hurricanesafety.org/prepare/hurricane-safety-checklists https://www.nctsn.org/what-is-child-trauma/trauma-types/disasters/hurricane-resources
National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center
Power Outage Preparedness and Recovery
Flooding Preparedness and Recovery
For information about road closures, you may dial 511 or obtain information online at:
Local Red Cross Locator
Red Cross Smartphone Apps
These apps will update people on current emergencies and provide information on safety during a disaster.
Below is information on 2-1-1 in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number that connects callers to information and services in times of need. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during disasters. Please call if you are seeking resources such as clothing, food, or programs for your family.
2-1-1 Rhode Island
50 Valley Street
Providence, RI 02909
18 Chestnut Street, Suite 530
Worcester, MA 01608
700 Main Street, Suite 1
Bangor, ME 04401
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
500 C Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20472
If a disaster is declared in your area, please call to apply for assistance or visit https://www.disasterassistance.gov.
FEMA Text Message Program
- To locate an open emergency shelter, text SHELTER and a zip code to 43362 (4FEMA).
- To locate an open Disaster Recovery Center, text DRC and a zip code to 43362 (4FEMA).
Please note that standard message and data rates apply.
Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine Emergency Management Resources
Rhode Island Department of Homeland Security
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
Rhode Island Department of Human Services
Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
Massachusetts Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC)
Maine Department of Homeland Security
Maine Emergency Management Agency
Maine Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
Local Salvation Army Locator
VRBO may offer reduced rates for housing in times of disaster.